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Become a volunteer

Adult volunteers pushing a cart with coffee urns through Salem Hospital.

Step 1: Make sure you meet our eligibility requirements

You’re eligible to be a volunteer at Salem Health if you:

  • Are 14 years or older.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Can provide great customer service.
  • Have positive references from others.
  • Are motivated and able to work independently or with a team.
  • Are able to commit to a regular, weekly shift for eight months.

Step 2: Watch the online information session video (about 45 minutes)

  • Volunteering is a serious commitment, and we want you to be sure it is right for you! You will be learning about your next steps, so you are well on your way to your new volunteer position.
  • Click this link to watch. 

Step 3: Complete the online application

There is a quiz in the application! To pass, please make sure you have watched the information session first (Step 2 above).

Pick the application below that best describes you:

A group of high school volunteers in red polo shirts line up in the Salem Hospital skybridge.

Step 1: Make sure you meet our eligibility requirements.

You’re eligible to be a volunteer at Salem Hospital or West Valley Hospital if you:

  • Are 14 years or older.
  • Have good grades.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Provide great customer service.
  • Have positive references from others.
  • Are motivated and able to work independently or with a team.
  • Are able to commit to a regular, weekly shift for six months.

Step 2: Watch the online information session video (about 45 minutes)

Volunteering is a serious commitment, and we want you to be sure it is right for you! You will be learning about your next steps, so you are well on your way to your new volunteer position.

Click here to watch the information session.

    Step 3: Complete the online application

    Step 4: Print, complete, sign and bring the form packet below to your scheduled interview.